Saturday, June 11, 2011

Aweekstweets June 3-10 2011: the week my blog word count exceeded my tweet word count

"Big Data: Wer braucht eigentlich Hadoop?" ( JK--Ach du lieber! Was ist das? Haben sie der Hadoopenkluster? about 14 hours ago via TweetDeck

Join our Customer Empowerment Jam June 15 1:00-2:30 EDT Hear #Forrester analysts views on customers & #bpm about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Actually got some work done on the flight from Barcelona. Thanks to @paulhamerman for the spare laptop battery. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Actually have a decent enough airport Wi-Fi signal on an airplane that I just boarded, before the door closes. I don't take that for granted Friday, June 10, 2011 4:22:46 AM via TweetDeck

Hanging with @phamerman near gate at Barcelona airport. He's using his cool new iPad with the flap that turns it on & boots ASAP. I envy Friday, June 10, 2011 3:45:38 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Rated X by Neko Case from The Tigers Have Spoken JK---Excellent Loretta Lynn cover from the brassy-voiced redhead Thursday, June 09, 2011 10:07:13 PM via TweetDeck

#DataGovernance bureaucracy vs. agility debate between @rbkarel and @ocdqblog. Weigh in:, Thursday, June 09, 2011 9:45:24 PM via TweetDeck

Have to keep on ignoring requests by YouTube & other sites to set my location preference to "Spain." Nice country. Can't say I'm not tempted Thursday, June 09, 2011 9:42:53 PM via TweetDeck

My fave Cocteau Twins LP: "Blue Bell Knoll" (1988). Guthrie's full discography with this & many other groups/projects: Thursday, June 09, 2011 9:17:58 PM via TweetDeck

Listening 2 playback of Robin Guthrie #KEXP in-studio perfrmnce ( Mesmerizing atmospheric stylist behind Cocteau Twins Thursday, June 09, 2011 9:03:04 PM via TweetDeck

RIP Jim Northrup. Solid player powered Tigers' 1968 Wrld Series victory. Decisive hit in Game 7. Record 3 grandslams in 1 week during season Thursday, June 09, 2011 8:52:09 PM via TweetDeck

When a colleague casually mentions her husband works w/ #Hadoop, & old college buddy says same on Facebook, it's clear: no flash in pan. Thursday, June 09, 2011 7:38:19 PM via TweetDeck

"Solar Flares Could Cripple Earth's Tech Infrastructure in 2013" ( JK--Dark side of "sunny day." Thursday, June 09, 2011 7:34:10 PM via TweetDeck

"Facebook: Fumbled Face Recognition Roll-Out" ( JK--Fiasco. Doesnt work. My daughter: "Why does FB say U R Uncle Tom?" Thursday, June 09, 2011 7:04:59 PM via TweetDeck

"Cloud Computing Could Support World's Largest Telescope" ( JK--Kinda fitting. Perch scope on cloud 2 C beyond clouds Thursday, June 09, 2011 7:01:12 PM via TweetDeck

"$1 Trillion in Revenue for Mobile Not Enough?" ( JK--Define "enough." Is double-digit percentage of world GDP enough? Thursday, June 09, 2011 6:58:21 PM via TweetDeck

"Panic time quiz: How prepared are you for IPv6?" ( JK--Do U have enuff duct tape for when IPv4 begins to spring leaks? Thursday, June 09, 2011 6:50:36 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Radiohead "How to Disappear Completely" from "Kid A." Thom Yorke sings a song in a shaky voice as real as the day as long. Thursday, June 09, 2011 6:48:58 PM via TweetDeck

Betcha didn't think I knew any appliances other than #EDW. You are so wrong. See this BCR article from Dec 2005: Thursday, June 09, 2011 6:39:06 PM via TweetDeck

"Converged Application Appliances: Forrester Consulting Thought Leadrshp Paper Commissioned By HP" ( JK--Authored by me Thursday, June 09, 2011 6:33:34 PM via TweetDeck

Far better to follow a news service in Twitter than subscribe to email newsletter. I don't have to manually delete their tweets. Thursday, June 09, 2011 6:29:04 PM via TweetDeck

"Apple planning massive 12,000 employee 'spaceship' campus in Cupertino" ( JK--Great video of Jobs before city council Thursday, June 09, 2011 6:18:36 PM via TweetDeck

"What’s Twitter’s Identity Now That It’s Apple’s ID Provider?" ( JK--Wow! This'll catapult Twtr past FB in adoption! Thursday, June 09, 2011 6:14:29 PM via TweetDeck

"Body Language Key to Office Communication" ( JK--Yeah, and language-language key to virtual office communications. Thursday, June 09, 2011 6:03:38 PM via TweetDeck

@strukhoff Answer (which I've tweeted excessively): #Forrester IT Forum 2011 EMEA. Thursday, June 09, 2011 1:48:09 PM via TweetDeck in reply to strukhoff

Couldn't help self. Had 2 walk Av Diagonal late afternoon. Perfect walking weather. Barcelona a vibrant community. Families students seniors Thursday, June 09, 2011 1:23:32 PM via TweetDeck

@donalddotfarmer That's why I'm your biggest groupie, Donald. Like me, you're a man whose unafraid of gettin' all pedantic in folks' faces. Thursday, June 09, 2011 12:52:15 PM via TweetDeck in reply to donalddotfarmer

Barcelona has Diagonal avenue & a Paral.lel street (with that curious infixed period). I'm searching for Perpendicular St & Curvilinear Blvd Thursday, June 09, 2011 10:31:03 AM via TweetDeck

Wore my best suit to present at #ITFE11. Fits me beautifully. Feels comfortable. Don't have many occasions to wear it. This was one. Thursday, June 09, 2011 9:57:38 AM via TweetDeck

Did my #CRM Next Best Action preso at #ITFE11. Now, packing up, catching up on Zs, and prepping to head home tomorrow. Been a good one. Thursday, June 09, 2011 9:37:04 AM via TweetDeck

@strukhoff I'm writing the screenplay for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona 2." Woody wanted somebody short, balding, & bespectacled. Thursday, June 09, 2011 4:54:10 AM via TweetDeck in reply to strukhoff

Going down to #ITFE11. Catch me in the afternoon speaking on #CRM Next Best Action. And throughout the day in 1:1 sessions. Thursday, June 09, 2011 3:26:04 AM via TweetDeck

That's a wrap on those 5. Just had to get that all off my chest. Thursday, June 09, 2011 3:25:07 AM via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Hadoop: When Will the Inevitable Backlash Begin?" ( Thursday, June 09, 2011 3:23:37 AM via TweetDeck

Ah, the email-sparse mornings of western Europe. I'm glad most of the stuff of my inbox originates in the still sleeping western hemisphere Thursday, June 09, 2011 3:20:07 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp How Ghosts Affect Relationships by His Name Is Alive from Livonia JK--Album named after my Michigan hometown. Thursday, June 09, 2011 3:03:27 AM via TweetDeck

RT @StephCalahan: The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. --Samuel Johnson Thursday, June 09, 2011 2:36:00 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Morcheeba "What New York Couples Fight About" from "Charango." Skye & that guy from Lambchop in odd duo with gripping tension Thursday, June 09, 2011 2:33:28 AM via TweetDeck

Gracias a Starbucks en Avenida Diagonal para desayuno sencillo. Y gracias para the musica: Belle & Sebastian, Roy Orbison, etc. Thursday, June 09, 2011 2:17:25 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Lemonworld by The National from High Violet JK--Matt Berninger's voice. Bedraggled soul of a sleep-deprived romantic Thursday, June 09, 2011 1:05:35 AM via TweetDeck

La mañana. Barcelona. No he dormido mucho. No dormiré mucho. Hasta mañana. Thursday, June 09, 2011 12:59:38 AM via TweetDeck

Yes, fans, Jim Kobielus is the only poet that gives you sincere homages in verse to Enya, Karen Carpenter, & Deep Purple. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 8:56:50 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple from Machine Head JK--Absolutely must tweet this gold… (cont) Wednesday, June 08, 2011 8:53:38 PM via TweetDeck

@strukhoff Well, I'll be hornswoggled. We tend to forget that the climate of US Midwest is often freakin' hot. I grew up there. I remember Wednesday, June 08, 2011 8:44:31 PM via TweetDeck in reply to strukhoff

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp You Can Get It If You Really Want by Jimmy Cliff from The Harder They Come JK--Awesome empowerment song! Wednesday, June 08, 2011 8:33:15 PM via TweetDeck

Dontcha just luv Facebook. Mention "anxiety" in a post & anxiety stalks U. Not only that: 4,814 like it! Thumbs up to gnawing sense of dread Wednesday, June 08, 2011 8:20:12 PM via TweetDeck

Reducing complex stuff to lists makes them suddenly manageable. You can manage bounded list in your head much better than unbounded anxiety. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:38:35 PM via TweetDeck

Facebook's supposedly creepy facial recognition feature didn't seem to recognize me tonight. Ineffectual doesn't rise to level of creepy. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:34:30 PM via TweetDeck

@gcolony will re-present his App Internet perspective in the morning's keynote at #ITFE11. Curious if he'll expand on what said in Vegas. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:30:57 PM via TweetDeck

Some say dreams are the brain processing the day's experiences. Sorta like the gut processing your food intake. Both can get disgusting. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:28:56 PM via TweetDeck

Did a fairly fast-paced detailed 1:1 today on data governance best practices & how to proselytize the need for them in corporate world. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:27:40 PM via TweetDeck

Not a big fiction reader. Last fiction writer who influenced me was Austrian existentialist Peter Handke. "Goalie's Anxiety at Penalty Kick" Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:21:11 PM via TweetDeck

People who don't focus on data full-time tend to treat it as raw material. People who do treat it as resource with shape, meaning, & impact Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:17:41 PM via TweetDeck

At one point tonight I absolutely had to steer conversation to Woody Allen "Vicky Cristina Barcelona." One subway stop is "Maria Cristina." Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:10:42 PM via TweetDeck

@TonyBaer Au contraire mon frere! I long for day when groupies will flock & ask for my autograph. I'll drive 'em away with Hadoop lecture Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:06:59 PM via TweetDeck in reply to TonyBaer

"Gagging on Tagging: Facebook Facial Recognition Creeps Out Privacy Partisans" ( JK--Automation is privacy foe? Wow! Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:05:25 PM via TweetDeck

@apearson What's even freakier is that the Mediterranean coast is far chillier than the interior of North America tonight. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 7:02:17 PM via TweetDeck in reply to apearson

Decided to simul-post this photo across all my socials. It's current (as of tonight) and non-jokey. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:58:44 PM via TweetDeck

Wuz tellin' Claire Schooley how I push myself physically to exhaustion, to pave way for deep sleep. Like weightlifters work muscles to limit Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:49:05 PM via TweetDeck

"Apple plans new 'spaceship'-like campus" ( long as you don't name it "Enterprise." Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:47:59 PM via TweetDeck

"Twitter's importance to SEO seen as growing" ( JK--Ya better believe it. Twitter optimized my search for own remarks Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:45:44 PM via TweetDeck

Big unanswered question is will I post at least one more Hadoop blog with question in title. Will I? Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:42:25 PM via TweetDeck

@paulhamerman knows his way around Barcelona. Didn't realize what an ideal party animal he is. Finds the perfect dining/drinking action. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:40:45 PM via TweetDeck

Was a bit chilly in Barcelona tonight. Suited me fine (in my short pants & polo shirt). The brisk walk hither & yon built up core body temp. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:38:14 PM via TweetDeck

@LisaKayHawes You know it. When I do double-entendres (which is quite often), I try to use a little bit of art to call that out. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:32:39 PM via TweetDeck in reply to LisaKayHawes

Time twisting. On the road, I constantly toggle my laptop time between home vs. where I'm at to manage my schedule. Many of us do. Stressful Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:31:21 PM via TweetDeck

I wuz tellin' @passion4process that he'd be hardpressed to detect in my tweetstream any influence of any sort. Same mix, all states. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:25:08 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Jefferson Airplane "Lather" from "2400 Fulton Street." Wuz tellin' @kateleggett about my Grace Slick encounter, Detroit, Feb 81 Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:23:47 PM via TweetDeck

@LisaKayHawes Didn't detect any sarcasm or even mild irony. As I wuz tellin' @passion4process , must calibrate irony-meter to Twitter-terse Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:22:23 PM via TweetDeck in reply to LisaKayHawes

gft_es @Forrester #ITFE11 presenta a #GFT, y otras empresas de TI brasileñas en el stand de @brasscom - Wednesday, June 08, 2011 8:55:02 AM via web Retweeted by you

My stay in Barcelona has been a continuous meditation on Castilian & Catalonian cognates. Two distinct languages, both "Spanish." Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:13:10 PM via TweetDeck

@LisaKayHawes I am totally into etymology. I've been a word geek far longer than a tech geek. Word roots are cultural fossils. Rich textures Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:11:52 PM via TweetDeck in reply to LisaKayHawes

My feel for yoga's results is a sure sense of balance, which is grounded in solid quads & core muscles. Even when I'm tired, they hold me up Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:08:19 PM via TweetDeck

Barcelona's subway system is efficient. Also, got good shocks. Didn't need to hold onto handles 2 keep self upright. Even after a few drinks Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:06:34 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Tallest Man on Earth "King of Spain." Not listening 2 Prolapse "Government of Spain." Also not listening to Elton John "Daniel" Wednesday, June 08, 2011 5:53:06 PM via TweetDeck

Surprised @passion4process didn't get my Barcelona reference (Manuel, "Fawlty Towers." waiter). Real Barcelona waiter we had was excellent! Wednesday, June 08, 2011 5:49:46 PM via TweetDeck

As always, I lull myself gently to beddie-bye by playing the caterwauling art-rock of Pere Ubu full blast through very private earbuds. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 5:38:29 PM via TweetDeck

Excellent Barcelona nightcrawl w/ #Forrester buds @paulhamerman @kateleggett @passion4process & Claire Schooley. FB friends: fotos a-coming! Wednesday, June 08, 2011 5:37:02 PM via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Hadoop: Future of Enterprise Data Warehousing? Are You Kidding?" ( Wednesday, June 08, 2011 9:03:31 AM via TweetDeck

Had a great 1:1 at #ITFE11 with Josep Arroyo of #Quiterian. In-mem columnar predictive agile analytics. Been doing 4 years. ERP background. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 6:27:07 AM via TweetDeck

Very much enjoyed Mark Cecere's keynote at #Forrester #ITF11 EMEA Day 1. Learned a lot. Wednesday, June 08, 2011 4:46:30 AM via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Hadoop: What are These Big Bad Insights That Need All This Nouveau Stuff?" ( Tuesday, June 07, 2011 5:13:18 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Mistadobolina by Del Tha Funkee Homosapien JK--Somebody needs 2 write sympathy rap 4 poor misunderstood Mr. Dobolina Tuesday, June 07, 2011 4:55:04 PM via TweetDeck

#KEXP Cheryl Waters' mention of "Wiki-Wiki Shuttle" at Honolulu airport. That's origin of term "wiki." Kid you not ( Tuesday, June 07, 2011 3:28:41 PM via TweetDeck

"The Peculiar Origins of Tech Terms" ( JK--Mentions Fred Cohen. I have incriminating photo of him from Barcelona 2003 Tuesday, June 07, 2011 3:23:21 PM via TweetDeck

The only country other than US that I've ever explored on vacation is Indonesia. We're going again next month. Plenty of family & friends Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:57:21 PM via TweetDeck

Caught same flight in, and shared a cab with #Forrester @paulhamerman . He showed me his vacation photos from trip across Spain. I envy. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:55:50 PM via TweetDeck

Expect to meet with a Barcelona-based #BI vendor, #Quiterian, at ITF EMEA tomorrow. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:53:50 PM via TweetDeck

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos has huge underground exercise center. I worked out there in 2003. Too busy to work out there now. But it's nice. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:51:25 PM via TweetDeck

I'll be speaking on #CRM Next Best Action at #Forrester ITF EMEA, just as I did in Vegas. But I'm sure many 1:1s will be on Big Data #Hadoop Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:50:20 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Sing by Travis from The Invisible Band JK--Grooved on inflight musical selections, incl. Carpenters "Sing." Diff song Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:48:38 PM via TweetDeck

Thunderstorm in Barcelona. I'm just catching up on email in my hotel room. And on Twitter too, obviously. And writing/revising several docs. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:46:46 PM via TweetDeck

I very enjoyed the discussions at last year's #Forrester IT Forum EMEA in Cascais, Portugal & look forward to same here in Barcelona. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:17:33 PM via TweetDeck

atveit Mapreduce & Hadoop Algorithms in Academic Papers (4th update – May 2011) (via @atbrox) #bigdata #hadoop #mapreduce Monday, May 16, 2011 4:25:17 AM via web Retweeted by you and 9 others

CONTINUUM/Stars are magnitudes/of reckoning. Only one/paints shadow on earth.//The sky of day is/claustrophobi… (cont) Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:12:12 PM via TweetDeck

cgerth Is Really a Google Land Grab? by @ricmacnz via @RWW vs. #RDFa Tuesday, June 07, 2011 1:31:47 PM via Tweet Button Retweeted by you and 1 other

Yes, right now I am technically "abroad." It's called that because the space-time continuum outside the United States is broader & deeper. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:03:15 PM via TweetDeck

Every year when I'm abroad at #Forrester IT Forum EMEA, #KEXP has pledge drive & Cheryl & @loserboy totally lose it. Very entertaining. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 2:01:37 PM via TweetDeck

OK, tweetbots who are following me. Don't simply emit sequential stream of tweets with form "tweet[sequence number]". Too predictable. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 1:59:51 PM via TweetDeck

It's been 8 years since I've been to Barcelona. Last time was Burton Group Catalyst EMEA in Oct 2003. Same hotel. I'm a different cat now. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 1:54:45 PM via TweetDeck

Noticed that the people of Barcelona smoke up a storm. I had to eat outdoors to keep lungs clear. Sensitive to secondhand smoke. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 1:52:52 PM via TweetDeck

Ate relaxing dinner in Barcelona at Cafe Bugui on Av. Diagonal. Pizza with Cabernet Sauvignon from Navarra. Chilled in rain under overhang. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 1:51:13 PM via TweetDeck

Walked down into central Barcelona early this afternoon. Heat & humidity almost wore me out. It broke late afternoon. Evening stroll cooler Tuesday, June 07, 2011 1:49:35 PM via TweetDeck

For me, best part of in-flight entertainment is the endless reboot sequence with that cute li'l Linux penguin sitting there doing nothing Monday, June 06, 2011 5:57:58 PM via txt

"HP shifts to purpose-built systems" ( JK--Very important & HP-pervasive push. Please forget Neoview. That's history Monday, June 06, 2011 5:12:39 PM via TweetDeck

@AmyWeber1973 Imaginary? No. Real! The safezone that's hyper-real and can never leave you is comfort in your own skin & mind. Monday, June 06, 2011 5:07:57 PM via TweetDeck in reply to AmyWeber1973

"Unstructured data out of control"( JK--So wrestling Big Data into compact consumable governable shape is imperative Monday, June 06, 2011 5:06:59 PM via TweetDeck

Yoga's traditionally about slowing & stretching. Business travel is often about speeding & cramping. Takes some discipline to push against Monday, June 06, 2011 4:49:56 PM via TweetDeck

@AmyWeber1973 You know it. It's all about making a little ad-hoc temporary comfort zone in an environment that's conducive to zone-out. Monday, June 06, 2011 4:48:06 PM via TweetDeck in reply to AmyWeber1973

"Katie Couric makes move to ABC for talk show" ( JK--Agile TV personality: NBC, CBS, ABC. Morning, evening, afternoon Monday, June 06, 2011 4:39:50 PM via TweetDeck

Relaxing in an airport. It's an acquired skill. You have to learn to chill at full gallop & then chill some more stuck in uncomfortable spot Monday, June 06, 2011 4:35:10 PM via TweetDeck

"Storage Sales Boom" ( JK--Storage vendors. Among the main beneficiaries of Big (bad bodacious budget-ballooning) Data Monday, June 06, 2011 2:29:11 PM via TweetDeck

"France bans Facebook and Twitter from radio and TV" ( JK--Bans the words. Acceptable substitute is "le timewaster" Monday, June 06, 2011 2:25:54 PM via TweetDeck

"HP Takes Aim At Enterprise Virtualization, Database Challenges" ( JK--Comprehensive family of converged app appliances Monday, June 06, 2011 2:14:30 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Rich Girl by Hall & Oates #KEXP JK--"Money honey won't get you too far." H&O been curbing golddigger enthusiasm since '76 Monday, June 06, 2011 2:10:27 PM via TweetDeck

"GGL MSFT Yahoo collab in search" ( can succeed only if srch engines boost rank of compliant websites Monday, June 06, 2011 2:07:16 PM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft Has Acquisition Deal With Nvidia" ( JK--If acq both them + Nokia, would be one-two punch at Apple & Google Monday, June 06, 2011 1:56:41 PM via TweetDeck

The real drama of Steve Jobs' health, undercurrent within the manufactured drama of Apple announcements, is compelling. People can't exhale Monday, June 06, 2011 1:53:48 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Pets by Porno For Pyros #KEXP JK-- #Hadoop elephant would make a great pet. If house-broken & if don't break yr house Monday, June 06, 2011 1:50:32 PM via TweetDeck

Sometimes, customers think that a vendor not being included in a #Forrester Wave means we don't follow them in depth. Don't assume that. Monday, June 06, 2011 1:36:23 PM via TweetDeck

Did customer inquiry on #Kalido. One of the #EDW industry veterans that continues to impress with steady growth, albeit in a non-flashy way. Monday, June 06, 2011 1:33:33 PM via TweetDeck

Overheard Amboy Dukes "Journey to the Center of the Mind" at 5 Guys. Sounds like Moody Blues. Ted Nugent was in this? Monday, June 06, 2011 12:42:41 PM via txt

New blogpost: "Hadoop: What is it Good For? Absolutely....Something" ( JK--Previous link didn't work. Monday, June 06, 2011 11:21:22 AM via TweetDeck

"Why there's no Nobel Prize in Computing" ( JK--If Alfred Nobel sought atonement for planting malware, we'd have one. Monday, June 06, 2011 11:16:02 AM via TweetDeck

Sprouts aren't the cause of the e.coli outbreak in Europe. I'm simply gonna fast for the whole week in Barcelona, just to be safe. Monday, June 06, 2011 10:53:33 AM via TweetDeck

Hey vendors, keep your PR headlines tweet-short. Saves me from trouble of truncating. Saves you from the analyst editing axe. Monday, June 06, 2011 10:13:46 AM via TweetDeck

"Composite...'Big Data' Integration Support 4 Apache Hadoop, IBM Netezza and HP Vertica" ( JK--Very extensive Hdp integ Monday, June 06, 2011 10:12:25 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Iggy Pop "Lust for Life." The dude's just taunting me. I lust to get outdoors in the bright summer sunshine. Monday, June 06, 2011 10:10:05 AM via TweetDeck

Today's a morning of many tweet typos. Let me proofread this one first before it goes out. Hmmmmm....ok. Monday, June 06, 2011 10:09:21 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Lisa by The Prayers and Tears of Arthur Digby Sellers JK--Does band abbreviate name to TPATOADS? Still too long. Monday, June 06, 2011 9:16:05 AM via TweetDeck

"Informatica adds support for 'big data,' Hadoop" ( JK--Read this for detail re my take on market's immaturity. Monday, June 06, 2011 9:12:19 AM via TweetDeck

"It's Chic To Be a Geek" ( JK--My sense is that this word is being watered down to mean "hobbyist." Ho hum. Monday, June 06, 2011 8:58:55 AM via TweetDeck

@EventCloudPro And also pay attention to fact that I'm publishing doc on early enterprise "primetime" adopters of Hadoop. Tweeted many times Monday, June 06, 2011 8:49:00 AM via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

@EventCloudPro Do me the favor I read what I publish. Great things I have said about Hadoop: Monday, June 06, 2011 8:46:37 AM via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

@EventCloudPro What is this crap about me promoting a vendor? Monday, June 06, 2011 8:36:05 AM via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

Getting ready for #Forrester IT Forum EMEA Barcelona. Fly there today. But "getting ready," I mean "have been ready for weeks." Monday, June 06, 2011 8:32:41 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Lion's Mouth by Arthur & Yu from In Camera JK--This mid-tempo steady building seduction song is engrossing. Monday, June 06, 2011 8:06:51 AM via TweetDeck

James Chance "Contort Yourself" ( JK--Wow! Freakin' wow! This is definitive version. Better than "No New York" Sunday, June 05, 2011 10:16:02 PM via TweetDeck

THE RAMONES comment on PHIL SPECTOR (1982) ( Sunday, June 05, 2011 10:05:45 PM via TweetDeck

Better clip of Phil Spector on "I Dream of Jeannie" ( Sunday, June 05, 2011 10:00:43 PM via TweetDeck

That freakin' was Phil Spector on "I Dream of Jeannie" ( WTF?!!!!!? Sunday, June 05, 2011 9:59:15 PM via TweetDeck

I Dream Of Jeannie With Tommy Boyce And Bobby Hart ( One dude looks like Phil Spector. Can't be. Can it? Sunday, June 05, 2011 9:55:20 PM via TweetDeck

"Elizabeth Taylor on What's My Line?" ( JK--1950s. Mystery guest. Stunning and funny. Sunday, June 05, 2011 9:48:23 PM via TweetDeck

"Wally Boag and Betty Taylor in Disneyland's Golden Horseshoe Revue" ( JK--Both died today. Sunday, June 05, 2011 9:03:39 PM via TweetDeck

SteveMartinToGo My hero, the first comedian I ever saw live, my influence, a man to whom I aspired, has passed on. Wally Boag. Friday, June 03, 2011 10:57:34 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

@aTechWorld Twitter is something quite new in human communication. Personal thoughtstream continuously broadcast globally. Sunday, June 05, 2011 8:33:04 PM via TweetDeck in reply to aTechWorld

@SethGrimes This is a lame substitute for a bucket list. If they've lived a life dominated by regret, that should be Regret Numero Uno. Sunday, June 05, 2011 8:27:57 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

@paradigm2012 Interesting. I have various poems that address various "saying grace" themes. Here's one: PROVID… (cont) Sunday, June 05, 2011 8:22:40 PM via TweetDeck in reply to paradigm2012

"Calabi–Yau manifold" ( JK--Ah, yes, clear as a bell. Except that I feel like the ding-dong. Sunday, June 05, 2011 8:03:14 PM via TweetDeck

It's almost as if Sarah Palin is doing a Sarah Palin parody these days. Is Tina Fey a ventriloquist controlling her mouth thru black magic? Sunday, June 05, 2011 7:57:33 PM via TweetDeck

"Sarah Palin On Paul Revere Ride" ( JK--She doesn't even qualify to sit on a school board, much less in Oval Office. Sunday, June 05, 2011 7:55:40 PM via TweetDeck

OSI model. It spoiled me to always expect functional service layers. IETF. It spoiled me to always expect open standards for important stuff Sunday, June 05, 2011 7:52:44 PM via txt

Taking a break from this multiverse book to search for info on what the hell a Calabi-Yau shape really is. Greene doesn't define. Sunday, June 05, 2011 7:49:12 PM via txt

Check out my comprehensive cloud analytics maturity model from late 2009 for a high-level roadmap for #Hadoop in the larger context. Sunday, June 05, 2011 7:43:32 PM via txt

#Hadoop reference framework: The modeling layer is incomplete with only MapReduce, which is not suited to sophisticated matrix manipulations Sunday, June 05, 2011 7:34:52 PM via txt

Suggested #Hadoop functional layering: storage, schema, metadata, modeling, and integration. Each layer only partially specified so far. Sunday, June 05, 2011 7:29:30 PM via txt

Not a bad summery day lazily walking down the road. Have an urge to whistle the "Andy Griffith Show" theme, but I'll restrain myself. Sunday, June 05, 2011 4:48:49 PM via txt

Tabbouleh. Main ingredient is parsley. Didn't realize parsley edible. Growing up, was useless green sprig on my plate at Howard Johnson's Sunday, June 05, 2011 3:32:52 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Concrete and Clay by Jurassic 5 from Improvise JK--Group has the most musical rap. Very much like updated doo-wop. Sunday, June 05, 2011 3:18:19 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Radio by Raphael Saadiq from the album Stone Rollin' JK--Feels like everything I loved about 1965 radio. Sunday, June 05, 2011 3:12:44 PM via TweetDeck

"This Concludes Broadcasting Day" ( JK--In Feb '09, Madison WI TV station discontinued analog in classy fashion Sunday, June 05, 2011 2:55:26 PM via TweetDeck

Parallel universes. Call them the "space-time discontinuum" to flag the key tenet: you can't get there from here. Sunday, June 05, 2011 1:48:18 PM via txt

#Hadoop siloes. So if U, for example, write Java that uses proprietary real-time features in vdr A's distro, must rewrite 2 work w/ vdr B's Sunday, June 05, 2011 10:31:01 AM via txt

No. Voice was her true instrument. Most percussive duties on Carpenters songs were outsourced to best session players Richard could hire. Sunday, June 05, 2011 10:17:35 AM via txt

30 years since Karen Carpenter died. Not sure if I ever posted my poem about her. She drummed too. Sunday, June 05, 2011 10:11:59 AM via txt

A large percentage of songs on radio are info blanks to me. Even the ones I like. Oh, that's Kelly Clarkson. Oh, it's called "Already Gone" Sunday, June 05, 2011 10:08:32 AM via txt

Many crossword and other word puzzle books on newsstand. I find these tedious. I always prefer to wrangle my own phrases, not find others' Sunday, June 05, 2011 9:41:11 AM via txt

Magazine keepsakes? Commemorative editions. Several on William & Kate. One on Civil War. One on killing of OBL. One on JP2 beatification. Sunday, June 05, 2011 9:38:01 AM via txt

Seems like one or another app or utility on my laptop asks to be updated every half hour. Very few of these make perceptible improvement. Sunday, June 05, 2011 9:32:35 AM via txt

Maximum PC mag has cover story: "Complete Guide to Email Mastery." What's next? Motor Trend cover on how to ace standard transmission? Sunday, June 05, 2011 9:29:10 AM via txt

Of course not. "Friendly Giant" was purely Canadian. I watched it on CKLW-TV Channel 9 from Windsor. Sunday, June 05, 2011 12:47:56 AM via txt

Jack Kerouac on the Steve Allen show, 1959 ( Sunday, June 05, 2011 12:30:52 AM via TweetDeck

Newsreel with excellent footage, from 2 angles and with freeze-frame, of Ruby shooting Oswald ( Sunday, June 05, 2011 12:14:20 AM via TweetDeck

YouTube. It has become my primary TV channel. It's the entire past of TV programming bits & pieces & trivia & significa on demand. Sunday, June 05, 2011 12:10:23 AM via TweetDeck

All You Need Is Love - the Beatles live broadcast in 1967 ( Sunday, June 05, 2011 12:09:10 AM via TweetDeck

Beatles. Shakespeare skit. British TV, 1964 ( Yes, the real Beatles. Sunday, June 05, 2011 12:01:06 AM via TweetDeck

Chez Hélène - Les Choux Magiques - CBC ( I watched this bilingual show. Had a crush on the young woman. Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:58:12 PM via TweetDeck

"Friendly Giant" was so hypnotically beautiful & lulling that I would still watch it as teenager. I sat transfixed. Like "Goodnight Moon" Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:54:08 PM via TweetDeck

I grew up in Detroit area, with full access 2 Canadian TV. This is "The Friendly Giant" on TV ( Still beautiful Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:49:48 PM via TweetDeck

Captain Kangaroo opening sequence from early 1960s ( This is burned into my very earliest memories. Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:47:31 PM via TweetDeck

Clutch Cargo ( . Minimalist animation of creepy sort. Real lips superimposed. Robert Smigel parodied this style Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:45:10 PM via TweetDeck

Haven't seen Beany & Cecil cartoon in more than 40 years. Here's the most memorable ( R-A-G-G-M-O-P-P raggmopp! Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:42:39 PM via TweetDeck

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth speaks about David Thomas & Pere Ubu ( Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:36:36 PM via TweetDeck

David is hitting on the core of how I always perceived Ubu. They sculpted weird soundscapes that you roll around in your head. Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:35:34 PM via TweetDeck

David Thomas interviewed about Pere Ubu ( This artist is a pure poet. Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:34:33 PM via TweetDeck

David Thomas & The Pedestrians "Petrified" live 1982 ( Captures how intensely thrilling a performer he is. Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:31:24 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Pere Ubu "Big Ed's Used Farms" from "Song of the Bailing Man" ( Awesomely cartoonish & manic Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:29:13 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Pere Ubu "Not Happy" ( I still have the 45rpm vinyl (w/ "Lonesome Cowboy Dave"). Pure goofy David Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:24:42 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Sagittarius "My World Fell Down" ( Thanks to J Neo Marvin for link. Great '67 tune from "Nuggets" Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:16:48 PM via TweetDeck

"Quantum mechanics rule 'bent' in classic experiment" ( JK--Nope. Still can't measure position & momentum of particle Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:07:31 PM via TweetDeck

Defensiveness. The #Hadoop anti-standards ethos will exacerbate the silo-fication of this codebase. Every vendor forks & siloes it further. Saturday, June 04, 2011 10:54:08 PM via TweetDeck

Those who deep-end on all things #Hadoop in its current incarnation miss the need for superset w/ #Cassandra etc for real-time P2P etc. Saturday, June 04, 2011 10:48:57 PM via TweetDeck

"Twitter Use Growing, Now w/ Photo-sharing, Follow Button" ( JK--Photo-sharing? Rep. Weiner. The Beavis in me titters. Saturday, June 04, 2011 10:46:59 PM via TweetDeck

Waiting for the wine to chill in the icebox. We could use a good latenight buzz. One of those kinds of mellow nights. Early summer. Saturday, June 04, 2011 10:43:51 PM via TweetDeck

I'm curious about Groupon, Living Social, & other group couponing communities. What percentage of customers are male? Do guys do this stuff? Saturday, June 04, 2011 10:42:43 PM via TweetDeck

Men can understand jealousies among women. But only in the way that anthropologists stand re other cultures. We are pretexts 4 blood feuds Saturday, June 04, 2011 10:13:46 PM via txt

Saw "Bridesmaids." Women gone mental with jealousy and desperation. Tragicomedy. Funny. Saturday, June 04, 2011 9:57:43 PM via txt

Listening to Monkees "Pleasant Valley Sunday" from their greatest. Love that Beatle-ified late 60s Brill Bldg songcraft. Saturday, June 04, 2011 6:50:26 PM via txt

Irrelevant chatter about Linux. Tangent says nothing to address need for "Big Data" interop standards focused on consensus on core #Hadoop Saturday, June 04, 2011 3:41:36 PM via txt

Dimensions. The 4 we see R framewks for measuring continuities. Are xtra dimensions for discontinuities? Projecting our Ds into unseeables? Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:18:10 AM via txt

Open source processes focus on the startgame: gaining acceptance. Standards processes focus on endgame: ensuring interoperability. 11:06 AM Jun 4th via txt

If Apache #Hadoop community is its own standards process, show me published doc that lays out complete reference & versioning framework. 10:58 AM Jun 4th via txt

Luv the fake "umm good" expressions of non-actors who have just put something tasty in mouths in TV commercials: wide eyes tight grin & nod 10:47 AM Jun 4th via txt

Keeping my on-the-floor schedule at #Hadoop summit open so I can exploit the magic of serendipitous peregrination. Grab me. Surprise me. 10:37 AM Jun 4th via txt

Listened 2 great NPR podcast w/ guest DJ Brian Eno. Grew up in English small town near 2 large US airbases. Influence: coffeebar jukeboxes 10:34 AM Jun 4th via txt

Another thing I'll be focusing on at #Hadoop summit is who offers best IDEs for MapReduce and Pig. 10:29 AM Jun 4th via txt

One of key things I'll be looking for at #Hadoop summit is whether startups have big partners who can get them into big deals. 10:25 AM Jun 4th via txt

LP track order sometimes dilutes impact of later cuts. I like to apply shuffle feature to freshen. It worked on Devendra Banhart's latest. 10:21 AM Jun 4th via txt

Remember that oil spill from a year ago? No? Me neither. 10:17 AM Jun 4th via txt

Listening to Paul Simon "Getting Ready for Christmas Day" from "So Beautiful or So What." Actually, listening more to the reverend. A duet. 10:45 PM Jun 3rd via TweetDeck

@santaferraro #BBBT #ParAccel Yep. Them. And every other #EDW platform vendor. The EDW is the new premium platform for advanced analytics. 10:44 PM Jun 3rd via TweetDeck in reply to santaferraro

I'd like to see a mob drama set in Malibu. Over the roar of the waves, people would mistake "waxed" for "whacked." Much hilarity would ensue 10:42 PM Jun 3rd via TweetDeck

Some of the comments on my brief Hadoop blogpost today are disturbing. In the sense that people are reading stuff into it that ain't there. 10:38 PM Jun 3rd via TweetDeck